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wangjunabc said: ↑ Hi there, recently, I bought a WD MY BOOK 4 TB external hard drive and plug it into my AC56U's (runs Merlin 376.45) USB 3.0. Use the "fdisk" command.An alternative to the "diskutil" command is the older "fdisk" command, which can be used to partition and set up the drive. You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. Cancel The All-New Pro Tech Toolkit The high performance electronics repair kit. weblink

All rights reserved. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... The disk utility sees the new hard drive. Was this answer helpful? https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2146924?start=135&tstart=0

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I do not recall anyone on this topic having trouble with Hitachi drives. https://youtu.be/KHZ8ek-6ccc Reply With Quote 04-02-2011,09:34 PM #12 N6JUB View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Apr 02, 2011 Posts 22 BAD NEWS, When I ordered the replacement drive from OWC I Thanks for your help guys, but my pocket book is saying send the computer to Apple. So, what's below is being typed in on an old PC - please excuse any errors.

Liquid and computers don't mix. went to disk utilities" My suggestion is this. Was this answer helpful? Posix Reports Input/output Error selected 1TB ST1000 LM024...etc hard drive 4.

loaded install DVD (Snow Leopard) 2. Posix Reports The Operation Couldn T Be Completed Cannot Allocate Memory share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply jern, Mar 6, 2013 jern thread starter macrumors newbie Joined: Mar 2, 2013 #14 chown33, Basically I agree If it's OK then I'll send my computer to Apple to get it fixed. Use the "diskutil" command.To format the drive with the diskutil command, enter the following command in the Terminal, replacing "NAME" with the desired name of the drive, and "IDENTIFIER" with the

Thanks to all your suggestions! File System Formatter Failed Home/Forum New Posts Unanswered Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Articles Product Reviews Advertise Contact Us Deals Advanced Search Forum Apple Hardware Apple Notebooks Replaced failed hard drive loaded install DVD (Snow Leopard) 2. selected Volume Scheme - 1 Partition named Mac OSX - format Mac OS Extended Journaled 6.

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Any ideas? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2344049/unable-allocate-750gb-brand-seagate-desktop-hard-drive.html selected GUID Partition Table 8. Com Apple Diskmanagement Error i think of the belief behined it somewhat is that purchasers could have ALOT of previous information which has been created contained in the Pre residing house windows NTFS (pre residing Wiping Volume Data To Prevent Future Accidental Probing Failed If, by the time you have read this post you have made no more progress towards your goal of being up and running again, I suggest you go back to my

I can't do a clean install until I am allowed to select the disk. have a peek at these guys I was havingfits getting some WD and Seagate drives to mount and stay mounted that were hosted in external cases. Disk Description: ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB Media Connection Bus: SATA Connection Type: Internal Total Capacity: 1 TB (1,000,204,886,016 Bytes) Write Status: Read/Write S.M.A.R.T. You may not like or agree with my solution but it workedfor me.The internal hard drive in this iMac failed and was replaced by AppleCare and Inoticed the replacement drive came Mac Disk Erase Failed

That suggests that the problem is intermittent. 2. In a few moments the startup manager will appear. DON'T try to partition the drive yet. http://stevemattley.com/cannot-allocate/ruby-cannot-allocate-memory.html By TM21fourT3 in forum Apple Notebooks Replies: 8 Last Post: 09-01-2008, 12:04 AM Replaced Internal Hard drive By moradwan in forum Apple Notebooks Replies: 6 Last Post: 05-17-2008, 01:23 PM Replaced

Please type your message and try again.            thasro Level 1 (0 points) Q: External HD Problem in Snow Leopard I wasn't sure where to post this problem. Error: -69760: Unable To Write To The Last Block Of The Device Status Partition Map Scheme You can select the text that appears at the bottom of the window, then copy and paste it into a post. As with the diskutil command, replace the IDENTIFIER portion with the ID found in Disk Utility:fdisk -a hfs /dev/IDENTIFIERAfter one (or both) of these commands have been run, try managing the

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Thanks. The drive itself may still be in working condition, and it may still have data on it, even though it will no longer boot the Mac. Suppose the thing that broke was the SATA interface on the main logic board. Erase Process Has Failed Disk Utility If it's OK then I'm sending my box to Apple.

I have replaced several drives with no problem and this Apple is a real pain. You may get a message stating that the drive is "unreadable" (not yet initialized). It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. http://stevemattley.com/cannot-allocate/raspberry-pi-ssh-cannot-allocate-memory.html Working fine, until 10.6.3Apple?

If you have an external SATA case or dock, it's probably worth testing the old HD in it. How to do this: First, you're going to need a way to hook up the new drive externally. Try rebooting the machine, boot from the OS X disc and go into Disk Utility. I eight years, with four Macs, this is the first hardware problem I've ever had.

You'll have to take all your parts in for someone else to evaluate and repair. As with the diskutil command, replace the IDENTIFIER portion with the ID found in Disk Utility:fdisk -a hfs /dev/IDENTIFIERAfter one (or both) of these commands have been run, try managing the share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Fishrrman, Mar 5, 2013 Fishrrman macrumors 604 Joined: Feb 20, 2009 #9 "My wife has an older Macbook.